It’s a wrap for Nivin Pauly’s Moothon!
Recently, we had reported about Nivin Pauly shooting in Lakshadweep for the final schedule of Moothon. As per latest reports, the team has wrapped up the entire shoot. The movie directed by actress-turned-filmmaker Geetu Mohandas went on floors in May last year. Shoot for the movie happened in multiple schedules in Mumbai, Kerala and finally in Lakshadweep.
Moothon is the story of a man called Mullakoya from Lakshadweep. The movie is centred around his journey to find his brother. ‘Moothon’ is actually an island slang for elder brother. Geetu Mohandas’ story of Moothon won the global filmmaking award in Sundance Film Festival 2016.
Nivin Pauly’s character in the movie is said to be one of his most challenging till date. He is sporting a different look for the movie with a closely cropped hair. In the first look poster, Nivin can be seen in a rough avatar with a shaven head and a pierced nose. Dileesh Pothan, Roshan Mathew and the two boys from Parava – Govind V Pai and Amal Shah are also said to be part of the cast.
Moothon has some of the country’s leading technicians associated with it. Geetu Mohandas’ husband and renowned cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Rajeev Ravi is cranking the camera. Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is making his entry to Mollywood by collaborating with Geetu Mohandas in writing the Hindi dialogues. Thaikkudam Bridge fame Govind Menon is handling the music department.
Moothon is funded jointly by Bollywood filmmaker Anand L Rai’s production house Colour Yellow Productions and Jar Pictures. Eros International will be presenting the movie.